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The 12 Best Holiday Movies You Can Stream Right Now (and Where to Find Them)

Warm up with these funny, nostalgic, and sometimes horrible holiday movies you can stream online – no cable subscription required.

By / December 18, 2017

A Christmas Story (1983)

Watch on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Because it wouldn’t really be Christmas without the leg lamp, bb gun, and bunny suit on your TV screen all night long.

Scrooged (1988)

Watch on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Because you love Bill Murray and this is much better than his Netflix holiday special from 2015.

Home Alone (1990)

Watch on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Who doesn’t still want to be Kevin McAllister just a little bit?

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Watch on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Because you’re a grinch, or maybe you live with one. This is admittedly not as good as the original animated version but we can all agree that the real dog is significantly cuter.

Gremlins (1984)

Watch on: Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Because you got a terrible present and need a gentle reminder that things could be much worse.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Watch on: Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Christmas, Halloween… you love ’em all so much you could sing it from a hilltop.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Watch on: HBO Go, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Two words: singing vegetables.

The Santa Clause (1994)

Watch on:  Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: It’s the Mrs. Doubtfire of Christmas movies.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

Watch on:  YouTube, Indie Flix, Vudu, Fandango Now,

Why: Do it for the misfit toys.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Watch on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: Everyone needs a little Clark Griswold in their life.

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Watch on: ABC On Demand, YouTube, Amazon

Why: Your holiday blues won’t last long once you hear that music and see that pathetic little tree.

Elf (2003)

Watch on: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play

Why: This is the best holiday movie of all time ever. ‘Nuff said.

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An Angeleno by way of Brooklyn, Angela is Rally’s Managing Editor and a lover of chihuahuas, feminism, and ice cream. She speaks with her hands and major life goals include visiting every U.S. national park.

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